Shift: A Journal of Literary Oddities

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Dorothy Chan, Jordan Charlton, Magda Montiel Davis, Joel Fishbane, Sarah Gerard, Julia Horwitz, Choya Randolph, dave ring
Formats: 
Web, Print
Reading Period: 
Apr 15 to Sep 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
several
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
1
Issue Price: 
10
Subscription Price: 
10
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

We welcome new, emerging, and established writers to submit fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, graphic texts, or artwork.

Tips From the Editor

  • We want to see your best work, regardless of style, form, subject matter, or genre.
  • We’re especially interested in literary oddities–language-based creations that defy easy categorization.

Contact Information

Sylvia Whitman, managing editor
Creative Writing
Ringling College of Art and Design
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota
FL
34232
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Last updated: Jun 05, 2020